Family:Whitney, Henry S. (1816-1908)

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Henry S.8 Whitney (Ezra7, James6, Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Ezra7 and Lucy (Waters) Whitney, was born 16 Oct 1816, Stafford, CT, and died 14 Mar 1908, Worcester, MA, aged 91 years 4 months 29 days, of cerebral hemorrhage.[1]

He "of Stafford, Ct." married, 10 Sep 1839, Worcester, MA, Maria Pratt,[2] daughter of Samuel Austin and Harriet (Cornish) Pratt. She was born 4 Jun 1817, Shrewsbury, MA, and died 4 Dec 1903, Shrewsbury or Worcester, MA, aged 86 years 6 months, of old age.[3]

They lived in Albany, NY, Shrewsbury, MA, and Worcester, MA.

Children of Henry S.8 and Maria (Pratt) Whitney:

i. Charles Lucian9 Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1840, Stafford, CT;[4] d. 22 Apr 1889, Swanzey, NH, aged 47 years 4 months 3 days, of heart disease;[5] m. 11 Jul 1875, Smithfield, RI, Addie Louisa Wood, b. 10 Jul 1840, East Brookfield, MA, dau. of Welcome and Nancy (Gallop) Wood.[6] She m.(2) 24 Dec 1903, Leominster, MA, Dana E. Willard, b. ca. 1849, Canaan, NH, son of William M. and Mary H. (-----) Willard,[7] and d. 17 Jan 1917, Leominster, MA, aged 76 years 6 months 7 days, of lobar pneumonia.[8]
ii. Edward Henry Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1843, Stafford, CT;[9] m.(1) Harriet Barton; m.{2} Mary Jane Fitman.
iii. Everett Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1846, Stafford, CT;[10] not in family in 1850 or 1855.
iv. Ella E. Whitney, b. ca. 1851, Albany, NY; d. 30 Sep 1903, Worcester, MA, aged 52 years 6 months 1 day, of multiple injuries, Worcester Consol. St. railroad accident;[11] m. 30 Nov 1879, Manhattan, NY, George J. Burrucker, b. ca. 1852, son of John P. and Katharina M. (-----) Burrucker.[12]
v. Emma M. Whitney, b. ca. 1853, Albany, NY; m. 23 Oct 1875, Worcester, MA, Louis A. Tarlton, b. ca. 1853, Worcester, MA, son of Albert C. and Lucy A. (-----) Tarlton.[13]
vi. Walter E. Whitney, b. Dec 1856, NY; m.(1) Elizabeth Fitzgerald; m.(2) Emma (-----} Ewens; m.(3) Matilda (-----)(Wilkinson) Bentley.

Census

299 405 Wm. Griffen Jr. 33 M - Maresham H. N.Y. ... Henry S. Whitney 30 M - Wheel R. Mass. Maria " 28 F - " Lewis " 10 M - " Edward " 8 " - " Lousia " 60 F - " James Quick 35 M - Hatter "

Lousia Whitney was his mother Lucy.

51 Brick $10000 110 Henry Whitney 38 M - - - 1 - 5 Hotel Keeper 1 - - - - - - Maria Whitney 38 F - Wife - - - 5 - - - - - - - - C. L. Whitney 15 M - Son - - - - - - - - - - - - E. H. Whitney 13 M - " - - - - - - - - - - - - E. Whitney 4 F - Dau - - - - - - - - - - - - E. M. Whitney 2 F - " - - - - - - - - - - - - [multiple servants and boarders]

155 250 Henry S. Whitney 43 M - Carr. Maker Connecticut Maria do 43 F - Massachusetts Charles L. do 19 M - Carr. Maker Connecticut Edward H. do 17 M - Clerk do Ella E. do 9 F - New York Attended school Emma M. do 7 F - do Attended school Walter E. do 4 M - do Attended school 251 Julia Cushing 65 F - Ireland Illiterate Mary do 37 F - do

151 188 Henry S. Whitney 50 M - Connecticut M Wheelwright - - 1 1 - Maria Whitney 47 F - Mass. M Mistress - - - - - Emma Whitney 12 F - " - - - - - - Walter Whitney 9 M - " - - - - - -

329 608 Whitney, Henry S. 52 M W No occupation $2000 Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Maria 51 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Charles L. 27 M W Keeping Stable $2000 N. York Male citizen over 21 -----, Edward H. 25 M W Keeping Stable $2000 " Male citizen over 21 Pratt, George D. 46 M W Clerk in Store $1500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Emma M. 17 F W Works in Silk Shop N. York -----, Walter E. 14 M W At school " Attended school Steele, Louisa 28 F W No occupation Mass. 609 Muzzy, Nathan M. 48 M W Blacksmith $1000 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Eleanor 24 F W Housekeeper " -----, Cornelia W. 17 F W At home " -----, Ethel F. 6 F W At school Vermont Attended school Flagg, Dexter 50 M W Machinist Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sabin 21 M W Machinist " Male citizen over 21 Sessions, John 58 M W Laborer " Male citizen over 21

16 Mechanic St. 152 267 Whitting, Henry S. W M 63 -- mar Labourer Conn. Conn. Conn. " Maria W F 63 Wife mar Keeps House Mass. Mass. Mass.

78 161 Cleveland, Sarah E. Head W F Jun 1840 59 wid 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Rents house Brown, Lucy R. Moth W F May 1806 94 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts 162 Pope, William G. Head W M May 1861 39 mar 17 Pennsylvania Massachusetts Massachusetts Steam fitter, Rents house -----, Sarah E. Wife W F Jul 1862 39 mar 17 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Ireland Ireland -----, Evelyn G. Dau W F Dec 1886 13 sgl Massachusetts Pennsylvania Massachusetts At school -----, Frank S. Son W M Mar 1891 9 sgl Massachusetts Pennsylvania Massachusetts At school 163 Whitney, Henry S. Head W M Oct 1816 83 mar 61 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Carriage mfr., Rents house -----, Maria Wife W F Jun 1816 83 mar 61 9ch 4liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

382 544 Rice, Addie Head W F Feb 1863 37 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm, Rents mortgaged farm Whitney, Louise A. Srvt W F Jul 1840 59 wid 0ch 0liv Massachusetts England England House keeper

This is the widow of son Charles.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1908/104 (death), page 157.

2.^  "Henry-S. [Whitney] of Stafford, Ct., and M. Pratt, [married] Sept. 10, 1839," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Worcester Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Births 1714-1848; Marriages 1747-1848; Deaths, 1826-1848), Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, vol. 12 (1894).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/60 (death), page 277.

4.^  "Charles Lucian [Whitney], s. Henry S. & Maria, b. 19 Dec 1840," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Stafford 2:81.

5.^  New Hampshire, Death Records, 1654-1947, at FamilySearch.org.

6.^  Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916, at FamilySearch.org.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 538, page 337.

8.^  Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920, at FamilySearch.org.

9.^  "Edward Henry [Whitney], s. Henry S. & Maria, b. 23 Mar 1843," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Stafford 2:81.

10.^  "Everett [Whitney], s. Henry S. & Maria, b. 5 Apr 1846," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Stafford 2:81.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/59 (Death), page 463.

12.^  New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940, at FamilySearch.org.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 273, page 333.


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